Bench from rough sawn lumber

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Project by Agentwusabi posted 02-23-2017 01:00 PM 1371 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bench was made for my mom, my step-dad gave me some “junk lumber” that was used to strap down materials on a railroad car. I glued up several boards after rough cutting them and coming up with a design I liked. The top of the bench was all glued up and put on my homemade flattening jig which has been a savior in my very small shop, it allows me to basically plane something up to 3’x5’. I used pocket holes on the angled supports and counter bored holes to attach the legs to the top. I went back and doweled the holes and pocket holes then finished it with several coats of teak oil (on clearance at wal-mart). They use it almost daily when put on or taking off their shoes :)

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#1 posted 02-23-2017 01:17 PM

Good looking bench, doncha just love trashed wood ?

Looks like BKP to me but I’m sure someone will confirm

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 02-23-2017 01:54 PM

I like it … goes well with the headboard. Good job!
I second the BKP.

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#3 posted 02-23-2017 03:21 PM

looks fine

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